Community Health and Advocacy Talks

Engaging a Community in the Social Determinants of Health, sponsored by the UMN North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

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Storify Recap Of May’s CHAT: “Doula Care In Pregnancy”

Thanks to everyone who came out for tonight’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to our presenters Rachel Hardeman and Katy Kozhimannil for sharing their knowledge and research results on doula care!

If you couldn’t be there in person – check out the Storify recap of tonight’s CHAT presentation!


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Next CHAT May 12th – “Doula Care In Pregnancy”

Join us Tuesday, May 12, for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Doula Care in Pregnancy.” Our presenters for the evening will be Rachel Hardeman, PhD MPH, with the Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and Katy Kozhimannil, PhD MPA, with the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.



CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email with your ideas.